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A Maigret Christmas|Georges Simenon
A Maigret Christmas : And Other Stories
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"A writer as comfortable with reality as with fiction, with passion as with reason." --John Le Carré

In this delightful holiday-themed collection of nine short stories, Inspector Maigret must solve a series of little mysteries--just in time for Christmas morning
Christmas mysteries abound in this light-hearted holiday collection of Jules Maigret's exploits: In one, an otherwise sensible little girl insists that she has seen Father Christmas, a statement alarming to her neighbors, Monsieur and Madame Maigret. Then, a choirboy helps the inspector solve a crime while he lies in bed with a cold; another boy, pursued by a criminal, ingeniously leaves a trail to help Maigret track him. Many of these stories feature observant and resourceful children, frightened yet resolute, who bring out a paternal streak in the childless Maigret. The rapport between the inspector and these youthful heroes imparts a delightful freshness to this holiday collection. A Maigret Christmas is a cornucopia for fans of Maigret and mysteries alike.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780241356746
  • ISBN-10: 0241356741
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: October 2018
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds
  • Page Count: 224

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